Announcing Azure Security Center availability for Azure Government customers

As government agencies confront increased cyber threats, there is mounting pressure to build stronger defenses for their data, networks, and IT infrastructure. Today, we are announcing that Microsoft Azure Security Center is generally available and ready to help Azure Government customers with their cybersecurity challenges. With Azure Security Center, Azure Government customers get unified security…


Secure development on Azure Government – Part 1

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti talks with Joseph Bloom (Business Productivity, Microsoft) and Paul Fisher (Modern App Solution Center, Microsoft) to discuss how to set up a secure development environment on Azure Government. In this Part 1 (of the 2-part series), Joseph and Paul focus on securing the Azure…


Meetup replay: Future of Gov Security – Automated ATOs, Revamped TIC & Beyond

I recently had the opportunity to host a dynamic discussion among leading IT security and compliance experts at our latest Microsoft Azure Government DC Meetup, Future of Gov Security – Automated ATOs, Revamped TIC and Beyond, at 1776 in Crystal City, Virginia. With government accelerating its IT modernization efforts, the focus on strengthening security remains…


Service Health on Azure Government

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti talks with Sami Kubba of Azure Customer Service Engineering about Service Health on Azure Government. The discussion begins with a definition of what Azure Service Health is, including the basics of how customers can increase visibility into their services and resources in Azure Government….


Join us back in DC on Sept 26 for Cloud DemoPalooza – Gov Style

We challenged our Azure Government DC user community to share 15-minute demos to showcase cool tech to help accelerate your cloud implementation. Get an inside scoop on what’s moving the needle in government technology today. Please come prepared for engaging Q&A as we encourage interactive demos and dialogue. Check out our demo rock stars already…


Cosmos DB on Azure Government

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Michelotti talks with Rafat Sarosh, Program Manager on the Cosmos DB team, about Cosmos DB on Azure Government. Rafat and Steve begin with a discussion of the benefits of Cosmos DB including geo-redundancy, scaling throughput and storage, and low latency SLA-backed performance. Rafat then talks…


The Azure Government Cloud Solutions Provider (CSP) program keeps growing

Since we launched Azure Government in the Cloud Solution Provider Program (CSP) we have been working with Partners across our ecosystem to bring them the great benefits of this channel, enable them to re-sell Azure Government, and help them grow their business while providing the cloud services their customers need. For the latest list of…